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magnet-uri

1.0.0 • Public • Published

magnet-uri

Build Status NPM Version NPM Gittip

browser support

Parse a magnet URI and return an object of keys/values.

Also works in the browser with browserify! This module is used by WebTorrent.

install

npm install magnet-uri

usage

var magnet = require('magnet-uri')
 
// "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman
var uri = 'magnet:?xt=urn:btih:d2474e86c95b19b8bcfdb92bc12c9d44667cfa36&dn=Leaves+of+Grass+by+Walt+Whitman.epub&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.openbittorrent.com%3A80&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.publicbt.com%3A80&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.istole.it%3A6969&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Ftracker.ccc.de%3A80&tr=udp%3A%2F%2Fopen.demonii.com%3A1337'
 
var parsed = magnet(uri)
console.log(parsed.dn) // "Leaves+of+Grass+by+Walt+Whitman.epub"
 

The parsed magnet link object looks like this:

  {
    "xt": "urn:btih:d2474e86c95b19b8bcfdb92bc12c9d44667cfa36",
    "dn": "Leaves+of+Grass+by+Walt+Whitman.epub",
    "tr": [
      "udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80",
      "udp://tracker.publicbt.com:80",
      "udp://tracker.istole.it:6969",
      "udp://tracker.ccc.de:80",
      "udp://open.demonii.com:1337"
    ]
  }

license

MIT. Copyright (c) Feross Aboukhadijeh.